Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes and the Mercer County Division of Culture and Heritage along with the Mercer County Office on Aging are proud to present the Mercer County Senior Art Show from July 20 through August 5 at the Meadow Lakes Springpoint Senior Living facility in East Windsor. On Aug 5 from 1:30 to 3:30 pm, a closing reception will be held at which the 2016 awards will be announced. Artists may retrieve their work immediately following the close of the reception. First Place winners in each category will move on to the 2016 New Jersey Senior Citizen Art Show.
Any Mercer County resident age 60 or older may submit artwork to the Mercer County Senior Art Show. All submissions must be the original work of the applicant, created within the last three years, and not previously entered in the Mercer County Senior Art Show. Applicants may submit one piece of art in any of the following categories: acrylic, craft, digital imagery, drawing, mixed media, oil, pastel, photography, print, sculpture, and watercolor. For full information, please see the prospectus.
One "professional" winner and one "non-pro" winner in each category will move on to the State Show. [There must be AT LEAST three entries per category for first and honorable mention works to be selected.]
Completed registration must be received in the Mercer County Office on Aging by July 15. Artwork must be delivered to Meadow Lakes on July 18, 2016 between 9 am and 2 pm. The prospectus/registration form is available on-line at the Mercer County Senior Art Show 2016 link above. For more information or to have a prospectus mailed to you, call (609) 989-6662. During the show dates, the Meadow Lakes gallery will be open to the public Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. The facility is located at 300 Meadow Lakes in East Windsor, just off Etra Road. For more information, directions or to arrange a tour (groups of 6 or more), please call 1-800-564-5705 or visit www.springpointsl.org.
|Susan Winter||1st Place||Pro/Mixed Media|
|Ron LaMahieu||2nd Place||Pro/Craft|
|Barbara Battista||3rd Place||NonPro/Photography|
|Christina Stadelmeier||3rd Place||Pro/Photography|
|Lina Chao||3rd Place||NonPro/Watercolor|